by Stephen Frech
MWC Press is a small literary press affliated with MWC, a regional writing center that provides support and education to writers. The Press has produced award-winning poetry chapbooks including Stephen Frech's The Dark Villages of Childhood, a 2008 winner of the Mississippi Valley Poetry Chapbook contest that went on to win the 2011 Jean Pedrick Chapbook prize.
Other MWC local authors will also be represented at the Iowa City Book Festival including Sheri Grutz, Salvatore Marici, Larry Rinney, and Jane VanVooren Rogers among others. Sheri Grutz will be reading from her self-published book of poems, This Sky I Know, a book about her life as a human test subject by the U.S. at the Lichtenberger Engingeering Library on at 12:00 noon.